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6: How to Find Archaeological Sites

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    74743
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    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

    • Describe the three general approaches used by archaeologists to identify sites
    • Compare and contrast the techniques used for aerial reconnaissance
    • Characterize the various types of evidence of archaeological sites that can be detected through aerial reconnaissance
    • Describe the process of archaeological surveying
    • Evaluate the various subsurface detection methods that can be used to locate archaeological sites